Look UP

Birds in Focus

LESSON overview:

What clues can help us learn about a bird’s habitat? In this lesson you will explore several birds local to New York and be able to identify some key adaptations that make them unique. Through a hands-on activity and observations, you will learn how to use the different physical adaptations to determine the habitat and food source of a bird in the wild. You'll see birds in a whole new way!

Table on Contents

Introduction page:

  • Introduction Video

  • Bird Anatomy Video


  • Bird Beak Activity

  • Beak and Feet Key


  • Bird Watching Videos

  • Bird Challenge Game

  • Student Survey

Introduction Video:

Bird Anatomy Video: